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Interim Management Accountant

Manchester, UK
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MirrorWeb is a cloud-native unified archiving solution used by financial services, governments and brands to archive digital communication. Our technology allows organisations to create permanent, unalterable records of all online communications, meeting compliance obligations and ensuring information of commercial, cultural or historical value is never lost.

We are growing fast in the US. The SEC and FINRA mandate that financial services organisations archive all digital communications, as well as monitor these communications to ensure any breaches are detected and actioned. Digital communications include a user’s email, social media channels, instant messaging platforms, mobile device, and their website. MirrorWeb offers a unified platform to capture, store, replay and monitor this activity.

The role:

We are looking to recruit an experienced Management Accountant for a six month contract. This role will assist the department head in the recording, analysis and presentation of key financial data.

Reporting to the Finance Director, you will offer direct support with all areas of accounts preparation, including oversight of ledgers, source entries, payments and accounting adjustments. You would also have some responsibility to oversee and improve accounting procedures, assist in the preparation of forecasts and budgets, and provide support with other ad hoc analysis as and when required.

You must be able to reliably assume responsibility of various accounting tasks, be commercial in your outlook, and employ a value-add mentality.

What You'll do:
  • Record financial transactions through AP, Bank, Reconciliations, credit card and expense entries and journals.
  • Be responsible for the financials to trial balance level, including full and complete balance sheet reconciliations for all balance sheet areas.
  • Analyse the income statement for correct coding.
  • Consolidate group financials.
  • Prepare the initial monthly reporting packs for review, complete with appropriate analysis.
  • Assist the credit control function.
  • Assist in ad-hoc analysis and forecasts in support of budgets, reforecasts, and cashflow projections.
  • Maintain adequate records for audit.
  • Identify areas for improvement in the existing processes.
What you'll need:
  • A responsibility driven approach.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Organisational skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Good IT skills, including Excel, Xero.
  • Qualified in a relevant professional qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA etc).
  • Proven track record of preparing and maintaining financial records to Trial Balance level.
  • Exposure to group accounting, intercompany adjustments, and multicurrency consolidations.
  • Experience within a Software-as-a-Service (SAAS) environment preferred, but not essential.
  • Exposure to US accounting and regulations is of benefit.
What You'll Get:
  • Competitive salary.
  • Direct and ongoing training.
  • Flexible hours and working opportunities.
  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays and your birthday off.
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • MacBook Pro and relevant Apple Accessories.
  • Exposure to a Manchester scale-up with opportunity for progression.
  • A fantastic culture!

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